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Macule: type of lesion, size, color, example
Primary lesion
Circumscribed, flat lesion up to 1 cm in diameter
brown, blue, black or white
ex: freckle
Patch
-Primary lesion
-circumbscribed, flat lesion
greater than 1 cm in diameter
Papule
-Primary lesion
-Elevated, solid lesion
-Up to 5 mm in diameter
-Variable color
Ex: wart
Plaque
-primary lesion
-elevated, solid lesion
greater than 5 mm in diamter
-may be a confluence of papules
Nodule
-Primary lesion
-elevated solid lesion located deeper than a plaque
-skin can be visibly moved over it
Tumor
-Primary lesion
-large nodule
Wheal
-Primary lesion
-edematous plaque caused by fluid infiltration of the dermis
-ex: hives
Vesicle
-primary lesion
-circumscribed collection of free fluid
-up to 5 mm in diameter
-ex: small blister
Bulla
-priamry lesion
-circumscribed collection of free fluid
-greater than 5 mm in diameter
Pustule
-primary lesion
-circumscribed collection of purulent material
-made of leukocytes and fluid
Erosion
secondary lesion
focal loss of epidermis that usually won't scar
ex: ruptured blister